Performer: Gerhard Siegel

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Strauss R.: Salome
Ulf Schirmer; Sven-Eric Bechtolf; Zurich Opera; Rolf Glittenberg; Marianne Glittenberg; Catherine Naglestad; Doris Soffel

ManchesterThe Hallé - Siegfried: Acts I and II

Wagner: Siegfried: Acts I and II
The Hallé; Sir Mark Elder; Simon O'Neill; Gerhard Siegel; Iain Paterson; Clive Bailey


Strauss R.: Salome
Charles Dutoit; Gun-Brit Barkmin; Jane Henschel; Gerhard Siegel; Egils Silins

SalzburgWozzeckNew Production

Berg: Wozzeck
Vladimir Jurowski; William Kentridge; Sabine Theunissen; Greta Goiris; Matthias Goerne; Asmik Grigorian

New York CityHansel and Gretel

Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel
Donald Runnicles; Richard Jones; Metropolitan Opera; John Macfarlane; Quinn Kelsey; Dwayne Croft
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Racette an unlikely success at Met's Revival of Salome

The Met revived Jurgen Flimm's modern production of Salome, with Patricia Racette making a successfu last minute role debut in the title role.
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Magnificent terror in Requiem for Hieronymus Bosch

Detlev Glanert's first religious composition, a staggering Requiem for solo voices, two choirs and orchestra, pits the demonic against the angelic, and is worthy of the genius it celebrates.
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Strauss's Die Liebe der Danae returns to Salzburg

Strauss' penultimate opera is treated to a lavish if superficial staging at the Salzburg Festival, but the real rewards come from the musical performance of this unjustly neglected work.
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Portents in place for a downfall

Budapest's Wagner Festival opens with an excellent Rheingold in a skilful combination of singing, acting and projections.
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A Wozzeck of few concessions at the Lyric

Bringing out the unabashed colour and detail of the score, Andrew Davis delivered a superb reading in the pit, tightly coherent and with exemplary attentiveness to articulation. 
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